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RE: Request for site review

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 09:49:01 -0400
To: "David Poehlman" <poehlman@clark.net>
Cc: "Web Accessibility Initiative" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000701bfa618$305a1860$53fe330a@msde>
We've been around (rather fruitlessly) this debate before.
I respectfully disagree.  To a visual browser, it is (usually) very obvious
that a graphic is of  a logo.  That information should not be withheld from
a text-only browser.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Poehlman [mailto:poehlman@clark.net]
> Sent: Friday, April 14, 2000 7:55 AM
> To: Marjolein Katsma
> Cc: Jonathan Chetwynd; Bruce Bailey; Web Accessibility Initiative
> Subject: Re: Request for site review
>
> The word logo in an alt tag belies the function of alt.
>
> alt is to present an alternative equivalent to, not the function of the
> image.
Received on Friday, 14 April 2000 09:52:23 GMT

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